During election week Native Americans across the country were once again reminded that to the mainstream media and much of society, we are invisible.
To refer to Indigenous voters as ‘something else’ fails to recognize the sovereignty and political classification of Native voters.”
Native voters in key states played a pivotal role in the election.
You see, Native communities work their collective asses off to turn out the vote, and this year, Native voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Arizona especially, played a pivotal role.
In May 2020, the Navajo Nation had coronavirus infection rates that eclipsed those of New York.